The Dekemvriana through the Eyes of the British Soldiers

@article{Hassiotis2015TheDT,
  title={The Dekemvriana through the Eyes of the British Soldiers},
  author={Loukianos Hassiotis},
  journal={Journal of Modern Greek Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={33},
  pages={269 - 291}
}
  • L. Hassiotis
  • Published 23 November 2015
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of Modern Greek Studies
British soldiers who served in Greece after the country’s liberation in 1944 perceived the political crisis that led to the military confrontation of the Dekemvriana (December 1944-January 1945) in various ways, although their attitude was largely dictated by the official policy of their government. Their personal testimonies (personal and public letters, diaries, and reminiscences) reveal their own role and their experiences in the Battle of Athens. Furthermore, they provide us with… 
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